Newly Commissioned Army Second Lieutenants standing in a group, in front of the Allen Fieldhouse.  These Soldiers are wearing their Army Service Dress Uniforms.

Become the Leader you are Striving to Be

ROTC at the University of Kansas enjoys an old and proud heritage. The KU Army ROTC program is one of the top ROTC programs in the country and we have the luxury of having all the military services represented here at KU. Army ROTC is the senior program, having been established in 1918 in the wake of World War I. Since then, over 2,000 second lieutenants have been commissioned through KU’s Army ROTC program.

Nursing Student Invitation with the four universities that support our Nursing Mission

Sophomore Nursing Student? Inquire Today

a male and female student standing on the right hand side of the picture.  On the left side is a listing of class dates and times along with class numbers to help students register for the appropriate Classes

Register before 17 January 2022. Army 302 requires department approval.

KU Army ROTC By-the-Numbers

2,294
Total number of Commissioned Second Lieutenants in Program History
82%
ROTC Graduation rate which is higher than the University Average.
79%
Cadets receiving National Scholarship, Campus-Based Scholarship, or State/Federal Tuition Assistance.
3.35
Average GPA for the Unit over the past 5 years. ROTC places an emphasis on Studying, Networking, and Mentorship.

Current Jayhawk Battalion Degree Types

60%
Liberal Arts & Sciences to include the School of Education
14%
Engineering: Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical
13%
School of Nursing
13%
School of Business

Military Friendly School

Two Jayhawk Battalion Schools have earned the Top 10 Gold Ranking!  Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with around 750 schools earning the designation of which 162 selected for the “Gold” award status for their leading practices, outcomes, and effective programs.

Top 10 Ranking

Top 10 School Awarded for Both KU and WU

High Ranked Nursing School

Partnership School, Baker University has earned the 2021-2022 Nursing College of Distinction Award.  The Jayhawk Battalion is proud to have our Cadets participating in this program.

See the Ranking

Colleges of Distiction

Follow Us on Social Media

Request More Information

Have questions? Feel free to fill out the form in the link